English Level A1
This course is a kind of language course and especially designed for teachers and administrative staff whose confidence in English language is low and who have had no or very little training in English (Level A1). This course not only gives you the basics of English but also introduces new teaching methodologies which you can apply to any subject of a school curriculum. The course consists of different thematic modules, which will integrate several different styles of instructions and incorporate all four language skills. It is based on practical demonstrations, hands-on approach and active participation within a group where ability to use English as a tool for communication is stressed. Learning Outcomes * Improve English language skills at A1 level of Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, widen professional vocabulary and promote EU’s broad linguistic diversity. * Revise and strengthen professional profile and competences, build confidence in teaching subjects in English across the school curriculum. * Gain techniques for working with heterogeneous and mixed ability classrooms, deal with increased language and cultural diversity of learners, with regards to inclusive approach. * Generate ready‐to‐use materials and methods to support school or organisational development in the field of innovative and active pedagogies. * Improve teachers’ mobility, re-ignite lifelong learning strategies, raise the attractiveness and prestige of the educational sector. * Foster transparency, selection and induction of the best and most suitable candidates for the teaching profession. * Meet colleagues of different nationalities within the EU, engage in cross-cultural learning experience, exchange ideas and build a network for future international cooperation. * Gain broader understanding of practices, policies and systems of education of different countries, cultivate mutual respect, intercultural awareness and embed common educational and training values.